Posts Tagged ‘California’

Death Valley, California

I walk off into the desert like the poster child for what not to do in Death Valley. 109°. No compass. No water. I wonder how long I can go before my tongue swells, the hallucinations start, my brain begins to shut down, the vultures circle, flare their wings and descend. I’m guessing it will probably […]


Yosemite Valley, California

WWAAD? Arriving in Yosemite Valley, I find myself asking that perennial question, “What would Ansel Adams do?” The landscape pioneer was, at the very least, a lucky guy. To be part of the first generation of artists to discover the high Sierra and create a body of work that defines the place to this day. […]